Thursday, June 7, 2007

Anne - History Site

I found this website when I was looking for dates of the Great Depression for my Me Book it has some cool things on the colonial times and history dates like that, check it out! On my birthday in 1492 Columbus saw land in the morning, and I was born in the morning!!!

Anne D.


http://www.americaslibrary.gov/cgi-bin/page.cgi/jb

3 comments:

Anonymous said...

Anne
Did you know that Pennsylvania's founder William Penn was born on October 14th 1644? That's my birthday!! This website is so cool everyone should check it out!

Christine M.

Anonymous said...

This website is so cool!!! I found out that on my birthday the first African-American Supreme Court Justice, Thurgood Marshall, was appointed

-Cara-

Will said...

Great site Anne.Did you know that on april17 1897 the great playwright Thornton Wilder was born here are his plays...
* FRANCIS LAKE, 1915 (play)
* FLAMINGO RED, 1916 (play)
* BROTHER FIRE, 1916 (play)
* ACHRISTMAS INTERLUDE, 1916 (play)
* The Walled City, 1918 (play)
* IN PRAISE OF GUYNEMER, 1918 (play)
* THE TRUMPET SHALL SOUND, prod. 1926 (play)
* THE CABALA, 1926
* THE BRIDGE OF RAN LUIS REY, 1927 - San Luis Reyn silta - Pulitzer Prize
* AN ANGEL THAT TROUBLED WATERS AND OTHER PLAYS, 1928 (plays)
* THE WOMAN OF ANDROS, 1930 - Androksen nainen
* HAPPY JOURNEY, 1931 - Onnellinen matka
* THE LONG CHRISTMAS DINNER, prod. 1931 (play)
* THE HAPPY JOURNEY TO TRENTON AND CAMDEN, prod. 1931 (play)
* SUCH THINGS ONLY HAPPEN IN BOOKS, prod. 1931 (play)
* LOVE AND HOW TO CURE IT, prod. 1931 (play)
* THE LONG CHRISTMAS DINNER' AND OTHER PLAYS in one act, 1931 (plays)
* Lucrece, 1932 (translation of André Obey's play)
* QUEENS OF FRANCE, prod. 1932 (play)
* WE LIVE AGAIN, 1934 (screenplay, with others)
* HEAVEN'S MY DESTINATION, 1934
* A Dolls House, 1937 (translation of Ibsen's play)
* OUR TOWN, prod. 1938 (play) - Meidän kaupunkimme - Pulitzer Prize - film 1940, dir. Sam Wood, screenplay by T.W., Frank Craven and Harry Chandlee)
* THE MERCHANT OF YONKERS, prod. 1938 (adaptation of a play by Johann Nestroy, rev. version The Matchmaker)
* THE INTENT OF THE ARTIST, 1941 (with others)
* THE SKIN OF OUR TEETH, prod. 1942 (play) - film 1959 - Hiuskarvan varassa - Pulitzer Prize
* SHADOW OF DOUBT, 1943 (screenplay, with others)
* JAMES JOYCE 1882-1941, 1944
* OUR CENTURY, prod. 1947 (play)
* THE IDEA OF MARCH, 1948
* The Victors, 1948 (translation of Jean-Paul Sartre's play Morts sans sépulture)
* THE MATCHMAKER, 1954 - Nokkela puhemies - film "Hello Dolly" 1969 from Wilders play, dir. Gene Kelly
* DIE ALKESTIADE, prod. 1955 (play, also: A Life in the Sun)
* BERNICE, AND THE WRECK OF THE 5:25, prod. 1957 (play)
* THREE PLAYS, 1957
* KULTUR IN EINER DEMOKRATIE, 1957
* PULLMAN CAR HIAWATHA, prod. 1962 (play, in The Long Christmas Dinner' and Other Plays)
* PLAYS FOR BLEECHER STREET, 1962
* THE EIGHTH DAY, 1967 - Kahdeksas päivä
* THE DRUNKEN SISTERS, prod. 1970 (play)
* THEOPHILUS NORTH, 1973 - film Mr North, 1988
* AMERICAN CHARACTERISTICS, 1979
* THE JOURNALS OF THORNTON WILDER, 1939-61, 1984
* CONVERSATIONS WITH THORNTON WILDER, 1992 (ed. by Jackson R. Bryer)
* THE LETTERS OF GERTRUDE STEIN AND THORNTON WILDER, 1997

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